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While Microsoft has made progress and improvements in update and restart area to help elminate the number of reboots needed for a system it has not been able to fully do so. Microsoft has also incorporated several features to improve ...

Impact The ADFS replication service can be abused to steal the token signing cert as the service is not encrypted and does not require authentication to access. Solution (for single ADFS server) Apply a firewall rule so that inbound tcp/80 ...

If you are still using 2012R2 for ADFS and not in a position to leverage Access Control Policies you can leverage the Group SID setting in order to allow the specific group of users you want to authenticate to the ...

Here is the code in order to elevate a CMD window as an Administrator by using powershell. Open up PowerShell and run the following If you see the “Administrator:” designation in the CMD title bar you are now an elevated ...

Machines Require Reboot due to pending update and online 8 hours Machines without reboot in 30 days Machines require reboot due to update and online Machines without a reboot in 90 Days (problem machines) Machines with Java Installed Machines with ...

Open Group Policy Management Console ( Start > Run > gpmc.msc). Locate Domain Controllers OU and find Default Domain Controllers Policy. Edit Default Domain Controllers Policy. Expand Computer Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings – Security Settings > User Rights ...

Why are test plans and change management important to the life-cycle of your organization?  A lot of people feel that these procedures are very time consuming aka “pushing paper”.  While I use to feel that way the process can also ...

Have you ever needed to run a task on a terminal server?  I have many times.  In one particular case we needed to run a batch file within the Task Scheduler but were having inconsistent issues when the particular user ...

After installing a new Exchange 2013 server I was experiencing some issues after installing a new SSL Certificate and trying to make http:// auto redirect to https:// Depending upon the issue you are having this could solve both in 1 ...

Time on a Windows Domain based network is very important.  Time is used by users to get to meetings on time and within database transactions.  Time is also used extensively in Keberos authentication.  If your computer clock is off by ...